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  1. Bee Forum
    Hi! I'm new here and I'm from Indonesia, wanting to start my own apiary in my family's palm (Elaeis) plantation in Jambi, Indonesia (if you want to check it out, you can google the area). My apologies if I'm posting this thread on the wrong forum. So, the problem is that I wanted to start an...
  2. The Queen & Bee Breeding
    Hello all. I'm trying to create some splits and am wondering about a few things about making nucs or splits - Does it matter if I combine nurse bees from different hives into the new nuc whenever I move frames? Not having but 3 hives, I have to sometimes combine frames from different hives...
  3. Beekeeping 101
    I have one 5-frame nuc and one 3# package w/ queen due to arrive in mid April, and two new 8-frame medium hives with foundation in which to install them. When I install them I am thinking about taking one of the three frames of brood from the nuc (if the brood is fairly equally distributed)...
  4. Beekeeping 101
    Im trying to find a starter colony and queen in Denver Colorado. I have a hive set up and waiting to go. Any help would be great. Thanks
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